Sermons from September 2014

A Story For the Ages

Key Passage: Luke 16:19-31 Characters: The un-named “Rich Man” The named beggar – Lazarus The Pharisees and disciples—Jesus is telling them the story   I. Death is separation from life “… a great chasm has been fixed. “But the chasms he allowed in life have now grown fixed in death.” (Ravi Zacharias) Jesus said to…

You Can Be Religious But Not Go to Heaven

God sometimes stops good work to do a greater work. God welcomes all kinds of people to Heaven God uses saved people to reach lost people: There is no Plan “B” Look and listen for divine appointments Those who are saved are not ashamed to be baptized You can be religious and not be saved…

Do We Work or Do We Worship?

Luke 10 : 38-42 38 As Jesus and his disciples were on their way, he came to a village where a woman named Martha opened her home to him. 39 She had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet listening to what he said. 40 But Martha was distracted by all the preparations that had…

When Grace Brings A Runaway Back – Part 3

Grace is generously giving us more than we deserve. Philemon 1:1-25 (NIV) You can’t God can Here’s how Grace Key Verse 16 “welcome him back, no longer as a slave, but better than a slave, as a dear brother.” Paul – the Imprisoned missionary. Philemon – Owner of Servants. Onesimus – Runaway servant. Returning home…